Stalin's role in war leadership

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What showed Stalin as a good leader?
Creation of Stavka and State Defence Committee - Crucial for organisation of the army and country
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began to listen to others
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Control of Beria/NKVD - ensured continued public support for war effort
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Sacked incompetent leaders - Voroshilov
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Re-opening churches - support from the religious population
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Relocation of factories - allowed for continued heavy industry production
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Army led by skilled generals - Zhukov
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What showed Stalin as a bad leader?
Ignored build up of German forces on the USSR boarder so there was no military response when Hitler invaded
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Made big mistakes - refusal to retreat at Kharakov 1943 - lost 85000 Soviet casualties
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Harsh treatment - generals who lost battles executed/ soldiers tortured & Commissars - lowered morale
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He sometimes played key figures off against each other
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Slow reaction to German invasion meant large parts of Eastern USSR were overrun
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